SSC CGL Exam 2019

SSC CGL 2019 - Staff Selection Commission (SSC) has released the notification and application form of SSC Combined Graduate Level (CGL) on October 22, 2019. The application form of SSC CGL 2019 is available till November 25 in online mode. Candidates who are between 18 to 32 years of age and have a graduation degree can apply for SSC CGL 2019. The selection procedure of SSC Combined Graduate Level includes four stages - Tier 1, 2, 3 & 4. Candidates will have to qualify each stage of SSC CGL 2019  to be eligible for recruitment.

SSC conducts SSC CGL exam to recruit candidates to the posts like Assistant Audit Officer, Assistant Section Officer, Assistant/ Superintendent, Inspector, (Central Excise) etc. in various Ministries/Department/Organisations in the Government of India. 

Note: SSC CGL Online Application Form Released - Check Here

SSC CGL 2019 Dates 

Candidates can check below the application and other important dates of SSC CGL. 


Important Dates 

SSC CGL Application Form

October 22, 2019

Last date to apply

November 25, 2019

Last date of fee payment (Online)

November 27, 2019

Last date of fee payment (Offline)

November 29, 2019

SSC CGL admit card (Tier I)

February 2020

SSC CGL (Tier I)

March 2 to 11, 2020

SSC CGL result for Tier I

May 2020

SSC CGL admit card (Tier-II)

May 2020

SSC CGL Tier-II and Tier - III (Description)

June 22 to 25, 2020

SSC CGL Application Form 2019 

The exam conducting body has released the SSC CGL 2019 application form on October 22 in online mode. All the eligible candidates can apply for the exam till November 25, 2019. The application form of SSC CGL can be filled up in two parts - Part I and II. In Part I, candidates are required to complete their registration and fill their basic information whereas, in Part II, candidates will have to pay their application fee (online/offline), and upload scanned photograph and signature as per the specifications. 

SSC CGL 2019 Application Fee 


Application Fee

General/OBC (Male)

Rs. 100



SSC CGL Eligibility Criteria 2019 

Staff Selection Commission (SSC) prescribes the eligibility criteria for the Combined Graduate Level (CGL) along with the notification. Candidates can check below the important requirements in order to fill the application form. 

SSC CGL 2019 - Educational Qualification

Candidates having a graduation degree from a recognized University/institution can apply for the exam.

SSC CGL 2019 - Age 

Those who are between 18 to 32 years of age are eligible to apply for SSC CGL. Also, candidates belonging to reserved category will be given upper age relaxation as per the Government norms. 

SSC CGL Admit Card 2019 

The admit card of SSC CGL will be released by the exam conducting body for all the tiers separately in online mode. Candidates can download their admit card by visiting the official site and entering the required credentials - roll number/name/registration number and date of birth. Only those candidates will be issued the SSC CHL 2019 admit card who have successfully submitted the application form. 

SSC CGL admit card 2019 will likely to contain details related to candidates, exam centre and exam. 

SSC CGL Exam Pattern 2019 

SSC releases the exam pattern of SSC CGL 2019 along with the notification. By going through the exam pattern, candidates will be able to get an idea about the type of exam, mode of exam, number of questions, marking scheme and other related information. 

SSC CGL exam is conducted in four stages - Tier I, II, III and IV. As per the exam pattern of SSC CGL 2019, for Tier I there will be four sections held for 60 minutes whereas in Tier II, there will be four papers and candidates will have to finish the paper within 120 minutes. Tier III will be conducted in pen and paper mode as it will be descriptive paper and Tier IV will be a skill test. Candidates can check below the table for the exam pattern of all the SSC CGL 2019 Tiers. 

SSC CGL 2019 - Tier I 


Total Marks

Number of Questions


English Comprehension



60 minutes

General Intelligence & Reasoning



Quantitative Aptitude



General Awareness



In Tier I, for each wrong answer, 0.50 marks will be deducted. 

SSC CGL 2019 - Tier II 


Paper Name

Total Marks

Number of Questions



Quantitative Abilities



120 minutes


English Language & Comprehension








General Studies (Finance and Economics)



In Tier-II, 0.25 marks will be deducted for each wrong answer in Paper-II whereas 0.50 marks will be deducted in Paper I, III and IV. 

Also, Paper III is conducted for only those candidates who have applied for the post

of Junior Statistical Officer (JSO) and Paper IV is held for those who have applied for the posts of Assistant Audit Officer/ Assistant Accounts Officer.

SSC CGL 2019 - Tier III

Scheme of Exam

Mode of Exam



Descriptive Paper (Essay/Letter etc)

Pen & Paper Mode


60 minutes

SSC CGL 2019 - Tier IV

This stage will be of Computer Proficiency Test/Skill Test for those candidates who have qualified in all the three tiers of the examination. 

SSC CGL Syllabus 2019 

The syllabus of SSC CGL contains all the topics & sub-topics from where the questions will be asked in the exam. The question standard in SSC CGL 2019 exam will be of Class 10th,12th and Graduation level. Candidates appearing for the exam should go through the syllabus in order to prepare well for the upcoming examination. 

SSC CGL Syllabus 2019 - Tier I

General Intelligence & Reasoning

English Comprehension

General Awareness

Quantitative Aptitude

Venn Diagrams

Fill in the blanks



Emotional Intelligence

Sentence correction


Profit and Loss

Space Visualization

Phrases and Idioms

Economic Scene

Time & Work

Symbolic/Number Analogy

Spelling Errors

General Policy


Semantic Classification

Cloze test

Scientific Research

Graphs of Linear Equations

Coding & Decoding

Active/Passive voice

Current Affairs

Ratio & Proportion

SSC CGL 2019 Syllabus - Tier II

Quantitative Abilities

English Language & Comprehension


General Studies (Finance and Economics)

Graphs of Linear Equations

Idioms & phrases

Measures of Central Tendency

Fundamental principles and basic concept of Accounting

Circle and its chords

Cloze passage 

Correlation and Regression

Theory of Demand and Supply


Spot the error

Probability Theory

Indian Economy

Radian Measures

Spelling/ detecting misspelt words

Sampling Theory

Money and Banking

SSC CGL Answer Key 2019 

SSC will release the answer key of SSC CGL in online mode for Tier I and II. SSC CGL answer key 2019 IS released few days after the exam gets over. To check and download the answer key, candidates will have to login with the required login credentials. SSC CGL answer key will help candidates to check the correct answers to the questions asked in the exam. In case of any discrepancy, candidates can raise objections by paying Rs.100 per answer. After reviewing the candidate’s response, the exam conducting body will release the final answer key of SSC CGL 2019. 

SSC CGL Result 2019 

The exam conducting body will release the result for Tier I, II, III and final selection separately in online mode. On the basis of marks obtained in SSC CGL 2019 Tier 1, candidates will have to appear for Tier-II exam. Selection of candidates for Tier 3 is done on the basis of combined marks in Tier 1 and 2. The final result will be declared on the basis of candidate’s performance in Tier I, II and III. 

SSC CGL Cut off 2019 

SSC CGL cut off is the minimum qualifying marks that the candidates will have to obtain in order to become eligible for the next round of selection process. SSC CGL cutoff is released along with the SSC CGL 2019 result in the form of pdf. The cutoff of SSC CGL is released post-wise and category-wise. SSC CGL cut off 2019 for final allotment is calculated on the basis of Tier - I, II and III. Candidates can check below last year’s cut off for Tier I.

SSC CGL 2018 Cut off - Tier I (List I)


Cut off Marks









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